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Pics of the FJ Cruiser Rack Installed

Discussion in '2nd Gen. Tacomas' started by Blacked Out TRD, Nov 22, 2008.

  1. Nov 22, 2008 at 11:38 AM
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    Blacked Out TRD

    Blacked Out TRD [OP] Well-Known Member

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  2. Nov 22, 2008 at 12:24 PM
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    Tacoma02TRD

    Tacoma02TRD Well-Known Member

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    That rack looks sick along with the rest of your ride. I like your murdered out truck nice job:thumbsup:
     
  3. Nov 22, 2008 at 12:43 PM
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    Casey05Taco

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    dude your truck so so sick. love the black and red. love seeing the dog in the third picture

    edit: 2nd pic
     
  4. Nov 22, 2008 at 12:52 PM
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    LonghornTaco

    LonghornTaco Can you pass the bailout please?

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    Really like!!

    What kind of grill insert is that? I've thought about doing that then putting the TOYOTA emblem in the middle like the FJ. I think Dark Knight did it, but his grille insert is recessed, not flushed...
     
  5. Nov 22, 2008 at 12:53 PM
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    Dark Knight

    Dark Knight East Bound and Down

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    wow thats sweet, so are the TRD center caps on the wheels
     
  6. Nov 22, 2008 at 12:54 PM
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    Dark Knight

    Dark Knight East Bound and Down

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    Nope its oxymoran. but I would like to.
     
  7. Nov 22, 2008 at 12:56 PM
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    LonghornTaco

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    Whoops - guess I could have done a three second check before sending that... :)
     
  8. Nov 22, 2008 at 12:57 PM
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    oldtacomaguy

    oldtacomaguy four forty four

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    If the dogs were coming after me for something, I'd be scared as hell to see them getting out of that truck. Looks awesome.
     
  9. Nov 22, 2008 at 1:12 PM
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    Fluffymonkey

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    Looking awesome!!
     
  10. Nov 22, 2008 at 1:13 PM
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    derekabraham

    derekabraham Living vicariously through everybody

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    Nice freaking truck!!


    The rack looks great.


    I love the red badges, too.
     
  11. Nov 22, 2008 at 2:01 PM
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    longbow

    longbow I see you now..................

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    +1 baaaaaaad looking:D......................as in great
     
  12. Nov 22, 2008 at 2:52 PM
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    gavonder

    gavonder She's Kickass!

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    That looks really good. I'm impressed. How difficult was the install?

    GA
     
  13. Nov 22, 2008 at 4:00 PM
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    paintdiddy

    paintdiddy Machine gun shits

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    looks sweeet. how did you mount it?did you have to cut anything to make it fit? we need the install pics now.
     
  14. Nov 22, 2008 at 5:11 PM
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    ImpulseRed008

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    vvvveeeerrrryyyy nice Love the black w/ red accents. The rack looks good on top
     
  15. Nov 22, 2008 at 5:36 PM
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    08WhiteTRD

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    Looks amazing! You have one great truck!!! I love the custom FJ rack.
     
  16. Nov 23, 2008 at 10:15 AM
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    w8n4mud

    w8n4mud There's a mod for that!

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    I don't know about the "few" mods part, BUT it does look very nice from a distance. If you were passing me up on the highway, Id follow you to double check what I was looking at. Yup yup! I thought I saw an FJ cruiser roof rack on that Taco. Very nice work. Definitely a contender for the mods page in my opinion.
     
  17. Nov 23, 2008 at 10:20 AM
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    LonghornTaco

    LonghornTaco Can you pass the bailout please?

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    I'd like to know as well. You mentioned in your other thread that you had to cut something, then drill new holes in the roof?

    Also, where did you get the roof rack, and, if you don't mind, how much did you pay for it?

    I'm really thinking about a roof rack, but all the ones I've found just look skimpy. The FJ's looks tough!

    Although, if I add too much more height to my truck, I'm gonna have trouble getting in to my parking garage... :eek:
     
  18. Nov 23, 2008 at 10:20 AM
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    cheehab

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    Looking great man, I'm loving the rack and the painted TRD Sport wheels!
     
  19. Nov 23, 2008 at 2:06 PM
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    floridatrucker

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    How hard was it to get it installed ?
     
  20. Nov 23, 2008 at 10:37 PM
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    Blacked Out TRD

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    The install was pretty easy being an engineer myself. I'm alsways taking things apart figuring out ways to improve on the design. The FJ Roof rack cost me $380, I had to trim the width by 1/2" total (1/4" on each side) then take approx. 20" out of the top front tube. So I wouldn't ruin the factory powder coat by welding I took approx 10" piece of pvc made a cut with my table saw from one end to the other. This enables the two adjoing tubes to have a tight fit. Because each side is of the adjoing tubes are bolted to the roof the joint is as strong as a weld joint, but enables you to adjust and make sure your roof rack mount is flush with the roof. As you can see from the first pics I extended the top front tube to meet the roof by the windshield by 2 1/2".
    This is the part I didn't like to do. Because the Tacoma roof rack mounts don't match up with the FJ roof rack you have to dril Qty. 12 - 3/8" holes in the roof. Because I was also placing Dyno Mat in my truck my head liner was down to ensure I wouldn't dril any of the Side Air Bags. I siliconed everything: 12 holes, filled the channel to the top all the way around each hole, top of bolts once mounted and inside also. It has rained cats and dogs for the last week with no leakage :) So far no problems and have had many requests to install on other trucks. Drilling 12 holes in someone elses truck won't happen :)
     
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